Thailand

12 top tips for travelling with kids

We have been on the road for two months now and we have put together a list of helpful tips when travelling with kids. Our tips are a little different from the rest……. #1 Don’t spend all your time and energy finding something they will eat. They don’t like it? Don’t eat it. They will […]

Poor. What does that mean?

Our neighbors were getting their drinking water delivery. Out of nowhere Mattaeus comes out with “they are poor because they can’t drink tap water”.   *Ding ding ding, learning opportunity*   Me: “What does poor mean?” Mattaeus: “Mum it means they don’t have an oven and they sleep on the floor. They don’t have blankets […]

Rotten teeth, awesome neighbors and everything in between

If it wasn’t for our neighbors……     If it wasn’t for our neighbors who generously invited us to the pools, we would not have learnt what is what like for an 18 year old girl attending school and for the boys to keep practicing something they love. Swimming! If it wasn’t for our neighbors we […]

Letting go

Day 3 in Chiang Mai has consisted of sitting around, eating, napping and more sitting around. On our first day we saw a bunch of kids playing on the road and I told the boys to go say hi. “We are too shy”. So I left it at that.       The next day […]

Money: Things don’t always go to plan

Money, money, money. Don’t they say it’s what makes the world go round? For us it’s what’s funding our trip! Some people ask “So where will you be working?” Well we aren’t. We are trying our best to travel for 1 year on our savings. Once that money runs out its time to get our […]

Road Trip: Hua Hin- Bang Saphan

  We have been in Hua Hin for over 3 weeks now and we love it. BUT we needed to get away from the traffic, noise, the many shirtless tourist on buses (seriously put a fucken shirt on) and the noisy train track we live next to. We wanted get back to nature, find somewhere quiet […]

“But what about your kids?”

This is something we heard from many people before leaving Sydney. “But what about school?  How are they going to learn?  What did the school say?  What about when they get back?  You don’t want them to fall behind, how are they going to integrate back into mainstream education?” We found our decision to pull […]

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